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Literature Team

Literature Current Events Writer

As a Current Events Writer, you will work as part of Dear Asian Youth’s Literature Department within the Current Events Team to cover a broad range of topics, including global crises, pop culture, and current events.

You will collaborate with editors and fellow writers to produce quality articles that ethically tell the narratives and stories of various communities. You will work under the guidance of the Deputy Editor of Current Events and a team of Lead Editors.

Within this position, you will be given the opportunity to pitch, write, and cover a multitude of global events, and tell stories of people around the world.

You are expected to write 1 to 2 pieces every month.

Time commitment: 3-4 hours/week + quarterly meetings

Applications Due By (Your Local Time)
September 15, 2022, 7:59:00 PM

Qualities We Look For

Soft Skills: creativity, strong work ethic, dedication to DAY’s mission, excellent time management, strong communication and teamwork abilities
Hard Skills: Strong writing skills (previous experience in journalism or news is preferred but not required)


Please email should you have any questions!